In a Nutshellother blog: fabulously broke in the city
minimalist since: 2007 -- why minimalism?
talk to me: contact me here!
current location: canada/usa
home: hotel room
owns: 3 suitcases 2 carryons of stuff
# of items: more than 100!
furniture: 1 japanese futon
works: business consultant
gadgets: macbook pro, ipod touch (pda)
drinks: earl grey cream tea
practices: rebel yoga and de-cluttering
loves: minimalism, $$ management, traveling
quirk: must prep my food before eating
Most Recent Posts
- The Advantages of Living in Smaller Spaces
- A Village of 100 People
- The great beauty of Rome: an alternative guide
- Having Dinner In Paradise?
- What is Mortgage Life Insurance, and Do You Need the Protection?
- Nutella Jars turn into great drinking glasses afterwards
- Quote of the Month: Massimo Vignelli
- Do You Live According to Your Priorities?
- Don’t waste other people’s time
- Want to Reduce Anxiety? Play Personal Zen
Posted on 30 December , 2013 | 4 CommentsTweet A great question asked by a reader: Do you ever feel like you’re being torn between being minimalist and being frugal? My answer? YES! ALL THE TIME. Then put […]
Posted on 27 December , 2013 | No CommentsTweet One of the big changes that is happening online is the shared economy which I’ve discussed. Many argue though that a much bigger change is upcoming as education becomes […]
Posted on 25 December , 2013 | 1 CommentTweet Today is Christmas. Normally, I write and publish my posts on the same day. But, because today is Christmas, I’ve actually written this ahead of time and scheduled it. […]
Posted on 23 December , 2013 | No CommentsTweet No one can imagine doing something if they haven’t done it themselves before. Think back to when you were a little kid and your parents told you to put […]
Posted on 20 December , 2013 | 3 CommentsTweet This morning I was reading an interview with an investor that I have tremendous respect for; Marc Andreessen. He’s mostly involved in technology companies and has been known to […]
Posted on 18 December , 2013 | 4 CommentsTweet My husband returned from the grocery store the other day with a bunch of bananas sporting an “organic” sticker. It’s a nice thought, eating organic food, since it conjures […]
Posted on 16 December , 2013 | No CommentsTweet This doesn’t surprise me in the least. We all need to sleep, eat & drink, do some household stuff and work. However, I do find it interesting that […]
Posted on 11 December , 2013 | 3 CommentsTweet Planning is generally a good thing. You want to have a plan for the future, so it makes sense to think ahead a little bit, and do your best […]
Posted on 9 December , 2013 | 4 CommentsTweet I guess I never really had a problem with finding things to wear, because when I was a former shopaholic, I bought EVERYTHING in sight. I had neutrals upon […]
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Posted on 4 December , 2013 | No CommentsTweet One of the hardest things in life is knowing when to stop. When do you stop buying stuff? Stop working? Stop worrying about something? I’ve been struggling a lot […]
Posted on 2 December , 2013 | 1 CommentTweet Everybody already seems to know the answer to success: Know someone who is out of debt? Oh it’s because they put everything they had towards it. Know someone who […]
Posted on 29 November , 2013 | No CommentsTweet I understand that I’m somewhat biased here. A few years, my wife and I were enjoying our honeymoon in Vietnam. We had scheduled to end our trip in Thailand […]
Posted on 27 November , 2013 | No CommentsTweet One of the great tests to a minimalist lifestyle is the holiday season. It seems as though everything about the holidays is designed to increase consumerism and clutter up […]
Posted on 25 November , 2013 | No CommentsTweet Whenever my nephews and nieces whine when I pull out my camera to snap a few shots of them, I always tell them: You will thank me when you’re […]